- Binge Eating Disorder
Kids who eat unusually large amounts of food - and feel guilty or secretive about it - could be struggling with an eating disorder called binge eating disorder.
- Breastfeeding FAQs: Getting Started
Here are answers to some common questions about beginning to breastfeed - everything from latch-on to let-down.
- Breastfeeding FAQs: How Much and How Often
Here are answers to some common questions about beginning to breastfeed - everything from how often to nurse your baby each day to how to tell if your little one is eating enough.
- Breastfeeding FAQs: Out and About
Here are answers to some common questions about going out in public as a breastfeeding mom - from how to do it discreetly to taming sneaky leaks.
- Breastfeeding FAQs: Pain and Discomfort
Here are answers to some common questions about preventing and reducing breastfeeding discomfort, such as nipple and breast pain.
- Breastfeeding FAQs: Pumping
Here are answers to some common questions about pumping your breast milk - from buying a pump to making the process a little easier.
- Breastfeeding FAQs: Safely Storing Breast Milk
Here are answers to some common questions about how to keep breast milk and how to clean and sterilize supplies, from bottles to nipples to breast pump parts.
- Breastfeeding FAQs: Sleep - Yours and Your Baby's
Here are answers to some common questions about breastfed babies and sleep - from where they should snooze to when they'll finally start sleeping through the night.
- Breastfeeding FAQs: Solids and Supplementing
Here are answers to some common supplemental feeding questions - from when to introduce solids to offering breastfed babies formula.
- Breastfeeding FAQs: Some Common Concerns
Here are answers to some questions about common breastfeeding concerns - from biting to spitting up.
- Breastfeeding FAQs: Supply and Demand
Here are answers to some common questions about your milk supply - from having too much to having too little.
- Breastfeeding FAQs: Your Eating and Drinking Habits
Here are answers to some common questions about what breastfeeding mothers should and shouldn't eat and drink.
- Breastfeeding vs. Formula Feeding
Making a decision to breastfeed or formula feed your baby is a personal one. There are some points to consider to help you decide which option is best for you and your baby.
- Caffeine and Your Child
Caffeine is in many foods and drinks, but it's wise to keep caffeine consumption to a minimum, especially in younger kids.
- Calcium and Your Child
Milk and other calcium-rich foods help build strong, healthy bones. But more than 85% of girls and 60% of boys don't get enough calcium each day.
- Carbohydrates, Sugar, and Your Child
Even though they've been blamed for the obesity epidemic in America, carbohydrates are a necessary part of a healthy diet for both kids and adults.
- Egg Allergy
Because eggs are used in many of the foods kids eat, an egg allergy can pose many challenges for parents.
- Fats and Your Child
Fats have been wrongly accused of being "bad." But certain kinds of fat are actually good for us and are an important part of a healthy diet.
- Feeding Your 1- to 2-Year-Old
Toddlers have little tummies, so serve foods that are packed with the nutrients they need to grow healthy and strong, and limit the sweets and empty calories.
- Feeding Your 1- to 3-Month-Old
Whether you've chosen to breastfeed or bottle-feed your baby, your infant will let you know when it's time to eat.
- Feeding Your 4- to 7-Month-Old
At this age, chances are your baby is ready to try a few solid foods.
- Feeding Your 8- to 12-Month-Old
At about 8 months old, babies start to explore table foods.
- Feeding Your Newborn
How you feed your newborn is the first nutrition decision you will make for your child. Take a closer look at these guidelines for breastfeeding and bottle-feeding so you can make an informed choice.
- Fiber and Your Child
Many appetizing foods are also good sources of fiber - from fruits to whole-grain cereals. Here are ways to help kids get more fiber in their everyday diets.
- Fluoride and Water
Keeping kids' teeth healthy requires more than just daily brushing. Learn about fluoride, a substance found naturally in water that plays an important role in healthy teeth.
- Food Allergies
Food allergies can cause serious and even deadly reactions in kids, so it's important to know how to feed a child with food allergies and to prevent reactions.
- Formula Feeding FAQs: Getting Started
Shopping for formula-feeding supplies can be downright intimidating, especially at first. Here are answers to some common questions about formula feeding.
- Formula Feeding FAQs: How Much and How Often
Get answers to some common formula-feeding inquiries, from how much newborns eat to what their diapers might look like.
- Formula Feeding FAQs: Preparation and Storage
Check out these formula-feeding bottle basics, from how to mix bottles to how to store them safely.
- Formula Feeding FAQs: Some Common Concerns
Read about how to manage common formula-feeding concerns, from spitting up and fussiness to gas and milk allergies.
- Formula Feeding FAQs: Starting Solids and Milk
Find answers to common inquiries about introducing solids and whole milk to formula-fed babies.
- Formula Feeding FAQs: Supplementing
Read about how to supplement breast milk with formula, or how and when to give the first bottle of formula to a breastfed baby.
- Hunger and Malnutrition
Even people who have plenty to eat may be malnourished if they don't eat food that provides the right nutrients, vitamins, and minerals.
- Iron and Your Child
Iron is an essential nutrient that is needed to make hemoglobin, the oxygen-carrying component of red blood cells.
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common intestinal disorder that can cause cramps, gas, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation. Certain foods can trigger symptoms, as can emotional stress, infections, and physical trauma.
- Nut and Peanut Allergy
If your child is allergic to nuts or peanuts, it's essential to learn what foods might contain them and how to avoid them.
- Weaning Your Child
Weaning is when babies make the transition from breast milk to other sources of nourishment. Here's how to make this change easier on your child and you.
Visit our blog!
Visit the Dr. Mom Squad blog to join in the conversation with our experts! You will hear from four local women who have two big things in common; they are all doctors and they are all moms!
Kohl's Cares® Merchandise
Every season, Kohl's offers special items for sale with all profits donated to children's hospitals – including Dayton Children’s. You can view the entire collection of stuffed animals, books and much more at Kohl's Cares® Merchandise.
Free parenting enewsletter
Finding trusted child health and safety information doesn't have to be hard. eGrowing Together offers the latest health, safety and parenting information from our experts delivered to your inbox every month.